VMware has has pulled together a soup-to-nuts package of tools and services to provide prospective customers with hybrid cloud and the comfort-blanket of VMware doing it all for them.
Cloud-delivered, pick-and-mix service aggregation with single sign on and full management mean SMBs can have the business services they want.
APIs mean that users, rather than vendors, will decide what applications and tools are integrated together to form the collaborative services for business.
As Cisco expands its Intercloud partner network, it needs to understand that the value-add with the cloud will lie elsewhere in software and business services.
Big Data analytics help create a central location for all of the most valuable and sensitive business data, but Cloudera argues that this can create a significant security target.
Managed services providers have to start selling the functional services their customers – and customers’ customers – want rather than just IT resources.
Jenkins sounds like a Downton Abbey butler, but could in fact be one of the core parts of daily life for corporate IT users as they move towards exploiting cloud services in search of business agility.
Tibco's Engage offering is a natural fit with elements of its broad range of tools and technologies, if they are integrated together in the right way.
How many C-level executives would consider it appropriate to have apps developers as new members of their elite peer-group?
A major dilemma faces a growing number of people – should they really be `employed’ at all, these days? Is self-employment the work direction of the future, and are the collaborative capabilities of the cloud the tools to make it happen?
Matt Quinn, CTO of Tibco, sees the key change that the digital economy brings now as being how users use the application, not which company has the best technology or the `coolest’ tech products.
The cloud wave is larger than most people think so the issue, particularly for those businesses looking to provide cloud-delivered services, is to try and understand the nature and size of the opportunity, says McKinsey.
Now is a time of endless possibilities for mashing up hardware, software, circumstance and happenstance. Or so says Blake Irving, CEO of hosting firm Go Daddy.